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  • Polo Paina to make its debut on historic Palm Circle

    Oct 11, 2011

    Palm Circle will become a battle ground Oct. 15 when riders mount their horses for the inaugural polo match between Army Gold and Army Black. Polo Pa'ina starts 11 a.m. on the grounds of Fort Shafter's historic Palm Circle. Activities include pony and carriage rides, military static displays, kids' activities, food, music and other entertainment.

  • In the biggest operations, the littlest things matter most

    Oct 10, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr., commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps Forward, high fives a toddler April 15 displaced by the earthquake that struck Japan March 11. The child is a beneficiary of Operation Shower Power which provides shower access for more than 1,000 displaced Japanese citizens. Maj. Gen. Harrison visited shower points, schools, train stations and shelters for displaced citizens in regions affected by the earthquake to reaffirm the U.S. military's commitment to helping the Japanese people.

  • Japanese American Soldiers will receive Congressional gold medal

    Oct 6, 2011

    More than 1,500 Japanese American representatives, including Soldiers, widows and family members associated with the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442d Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service -- collectively known as "Go for Broke" -- will descend upon the nation's capital this November to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.

  • Special concert held to mark ROK Armed Forces Day

    Oct 5, 2011

    SEOUL - A concert was held to mark the 63rd anniversary of the formation of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces here Sept. 30.

  • Eighth Army commander observes TROKA exercise

    Oct 5, 2011

    POCHEON, South Korea - The Eighth Army commanding general viewed a Third Republic of Korea Army live fire exercise here Sept. 30.

  • 2-1st ADA Battalion holds anti-terrorism exercise

    Oct 5, 2011

    CAMP CARROLL, South Korea - Soldiers from D Battery, 2-1st Air Defense Artillery Battalion conducted Quick Reaction Force training here Sept. 27 as a part of a quarterly exercise.

  • JSA Security Battalion conducts live fire exercise

    Oct 4, 2011

    CAMP BONIFAS, South Korea - U.S. Soldiers assigned to the United Nations Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area do more than serve as security escorts and give historical briefs to visitors of the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.

  • Dempsey outlines key themes in letter to troops

    Oct 3, 2011

    The new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff outlined key themes for the military in a letter to the force released today.

  • Community can end domestic violence

    Sep 29, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii's annual campaign against domestic violence was launched, here, Monday.

  • MUST SEE Army Exhibit in D.C.

    Sep 27, 2011

    The U.S. Army Exhibit is a must-see, interactive, audio-visual experience featured at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, to be held Oct. 10-12, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

  • Read-aloud DVDs help families ease deployment stress

    Sep 27, 2011

    'United Though Reading' lets deployed Soldiers read bedtime stories to their children via DVD.

  • Army's top NCO visits Alaska Soldiers

    Sep 27, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited the Soldiers and families of U.S. Army Alaska Sept. 22, 2011, to talk about proposed policy changes and to answer questions on a variety of topics ranging from retirement, a drawdown of Army personnel and what the repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

  • Engineer brigade stands up in Alaska

    Sep 27, 2011

    The colors of the 2nd Engineer Brigade were uncased for the first time in 56 years Sept. 21 in Alaska.

  • U.S. Army Alaska focuses on resilience

    Sep 27, 2011

    U.S. Army Alaska leaders take stock of a campaign to build resilience among its Soldiers, families and communities.

  • 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade launches first Army Reserve MEB Academy

    Sep 25, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER FLATS, Hawaii -- The 9th Mission Support Command's 303rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade kicked off the first-ever, U.S. Army Reserve MEB Academy, here, Sept. 17-18.

  • SMA conducts forum, dines with Soldiers

    Sep 23, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III, accompanied by his wife, Jeanne, hosted a forum to talk with noncommissioned officers, Soldiers and spouses at the Aliamanu Military Reservation Chapel, Monday.

  • SMA visits Oahu, addresses Armywide changes

    Sep 23, 2011

    Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III and his wife, Jeanne, met with U.S. Army Hawaii Soldiers and their family members at Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, for the first time, Sept. 18-21, 2011.

  • Army Wife Network brings Field Exercise to Fort Wainwright

    Sep 22, 2011

    Crooks and Henderson tag themselves as interactive empowerment for Army wives. They have a radio show, a website (www.armywifenetwork.com), an online advice column entitled "Field Problems" (which can be found on their website) and the "Field Exercises."

  • Wainwright runners conquer Equinox Marathon

    Sep 22, 2011

    With a climb of almost 2,000 feet to the summit of Ester Dome and then a steep descent back down, this marathon is known in running circles as one of the most difficult races in North America.

  • 311th hosts Signal Regimental Week

    Sep 22, 2011

    Signaleers from the Pacific and around the globe gathered Sept 12-16 for Signal Regimental Week in Hawaii. This year's annual event celebrated 151 years of the Signal Corps Regiment, and consisted of two days of tactical and technical forums for Signal leaders, a golf scramble, a prayer breakfast, and culminated with a Regimental Run and Formal Signal Regimental Ball.

  • Army Reservist team up with Malaysian Army to provide medical care to rural village

    Sep 22, 2011

    Members of the 1984th are partnering with the Malaysian Army and the local community in one of two medical civil action programs that are part of Keris Strike 2011, a bilateral exercise with the Malaysian Army that focuses on strengthening ties and increasing interoperability.

  • Students celebrate learning, literacy at Hale Kula Elementary's Family Night

    Sep 22, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Hale Kula Elementary School families traveled to a galaxy far, far away when they attended the school's Book Fair and Beyond Family Night, here, Sept. 16.

  • Cardon assumes command of only permanently forward deployed division in Army

    Sep 20, 2011

    CAMP CASEY, SOUTH KOREA -- Major Gen. Edward C. Cardon assumed command from Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker as commander of the 2nd Infantry Division during a change of command ceremony Sept. 20 at Indianhead Field on Camp Casey, South Korea.

  • McHugh Cites Major Improvements at Arlington National Cemetery

    Sep 20, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh today released publicly a Report to Congress, updating improvements made at Arlington National Cemetery more than a year after he ousted the cemetery's leadership and made sweeping changes in its structure and oversight.

  • DOD reaffirms commitment to POWs, MIAs

    Sep 19, 2011

    No one has matched the United States' time, resources and commitment to accounting for its missing military members and honoring its prisoners of war, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today.

  • Welcoming ceremony greets Army Reserve crew and vessel

    Sep 19, 2011

    U.S. Army Reservists from the 9th Mission Support Command sailed into port, here, Aug 19, after a lengthy journey from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

  • EOC ready, prepared to respond to major threats like hurricanes

    Sep 15, 2011

    Hurricane season in Hawaii runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. The Emergency Operations Center, or EOC, here, is prepared to act in the event a major storm hits the state.

  • Online program helps military children SOAR in school, life

    Sep 15, 2011

    The School Age Center at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, recently hosted a presentation about the Student Online Achievement Resource, or SOAR, Program.

  • Mullen: Vets deserve opportunity

    Sep 14, 2011

    Navy Adm. Mike Mullen has billed his frequent speaking engagements around the nation as a "Conversation With the Country," and that proved especially fitting as three members of the military community spoke here today.

  • Military players hit the ice

    Sep 12, 2011

    HONOLULU -- The stage was set, and as both teams entered the arena, pride and bragging rights were on the line.

  • Family Night hosts food, fun, classes

    Sep 12, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii chaplaincy began its weekly Family Night at Aliamanu Military Reservation, and here, this month.

  • IPC takes measures to help residents understand utility bills

    Sep 12, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Following a year of monthly energy consumption statements, or "mock billing," the first live utility bills arrived in homes, last month.

  • Preventing suicides is a top priority

    Sep 12, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- A new, six-hour ACE-SI (Ask, Care, Escort-Suicide Intervention) course started at the Installation Training Center, here, Sept. 1.

  • Facebook town hall debuts, addresses 41 different topics

    Sep 12, 2011

    U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii now joins the handful of Army installations that have held successful town halls in cyberspace.

  • U.S. Army Pacific 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

    Sep 10, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific was the keynote speaker during a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony held Sept 9, at Palm Circle on Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The Remembrance ceremony was to reflect on the 10 years since 9/11 and to honor those who died, were injured and those who have served.

  • Honoring Logisticians

    Sep 9, 2011

    Display recognizes six Medal of Honor recipients

  • 25th CAB and HNG introduce CH-47F Chinooks helicopters to their fleet

    Sep 9, 2011

    A few weeks short of the 50th anniversary of the Chinooks' maiden flight, the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade and the Hawai'i Army National Guard (HIARNG) held a CH-47F "Chinook" Unit Equipping Ceremony inside the Pacific Aviation Museum, Sept. 8th.

  • "Thunder Ride" circles Oahu fostering motorcycle safety and camaraderie

    Sep 8, 2011

    Skeleton masked smiles graced the faces of some riders, while others wore helmets topped with neon colored mohawks. Different helmets of every imaginable design could be seen here. The thunderous sound of roaring engines could be heard throughout Takata Field where more than 800 motorcyclists kicked off the U.S. Army Pacific "One Team" Thunder Rider, Sept. 1.

  • Community can help improve USAG-HI through AFAP Conference

    Sep 2, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Delegates and issues are still needed for the fiscal year 2012 U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Army Family Action Plan Conference, Oct. 18-20, at Building 647, near the Sgt. Smith Theater, here.

  • Federal Survey Cards worth millions for Hawaii schools

    Sep 2, 2011

    HONOLULU, Hawaii -- An important date for Hawaii public schools is just days from now, Sept. 7. On this day, students will bring home a federal survey card for their parents to complete and return to schools the following day.

  • Job initiatives focus on vets, family members

    Sep 1, 2011

    President Barack Obama yesterday called on Congress to move quickly on an initiative to offer tax credits to employers who hire unemployed veterans, including those with disabilities.

  • TRICARE beneficiaries save on prescription delivery, vaccines

    Aug 31, 2011

    Beneficiaries of the TRICARE military health plan can obtain 90 days of home-delivered medication with no copayment and can get free vaccinations at participating pharmacies without seeing a doctor.

  • Memorial ceremony held at Joint Security Area

    Aug 30, 2011

    JOINT SECURITY AREA, Panmunjom, South Korea - "Specialist Peaks?" "Here Sergeant Major!"

  • General visits ADA battalion during annual exercise

    Aug 30, 2011

    SUWON AIR BASE, South Korea - Brig. Gen. James Dickinson arrived in Suwon Aug. 23 to visit the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery.

  • Air defenders bond over barbecue on Osan Air Base

    Aug 30, 2011

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea - Air defenders from the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command were invited to a friendship dinner meeting at the Republic of Korea Air Force Officers Club here Aug. 16.

  • Labor Day Safety Message

    Aug 30, 2011

    On September 5th, our Nation will celebrate Labor Day as a way to pay tribute to all of our citizens who have worked so hard to create and sustain this great country. Our Nation's strength, freedom, and prosperity would be impossible without the dedication and tireless efforts of the American worker.

  • USARPAC welcomes new deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserves

    Aug 29, 2011

    Commander of U.S. Army Pacific, Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, hosted a Flying V ceremony to welcome Maj. Gen. William G. Beard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Reserves, U.S. Army Pacific Aug. 29 on Fort Shafter at historic Palm Circle.

  • TF Thunder welcomes Alaskan assets

    Aug 23, 2011

    Soldiers of Team Denali (1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment) joined Task Force Thunder (159th Combat Aviation Brigade) at three forward operating bases to bolster aviation assets in southern Afghanistan, beginning in June. While they are attached to Task Force Lift (7th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment), Team Denali, composed of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, and Companies B (The Sugar Bears) and D, is technically self-sustaining.

  • Panetta: Any retirement changes won't affect serving military

    Aug 22, 2011

    In his clearest statement on the subject to date, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that if the military retirement system changes, it will not affect serving servicemembers.

  • CID seeking special-agent candidates

    Aug 22, 2011

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as Army CID, is actively seeking qualified Soldiers who are interested in pursuing a career as CID special agents.

  • Working Day and Night for their Customers

    Aug 22, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Having awarded more than 6,000 annual contracts valued at more than $620 million in less than two years is a considerable effort but it's the smaller portion of the 413th Contracting Support Brigade's workload that allows its customers to sleep better at night.

  • Zama DFAC presented with Connelly trophy

    Aug 20, 2011

    The Camp Zama Dining Facility staff received their trophy Wednesday for winning first place in the "Small Garrison" category of the Army-wide level of the 2011 Phillip A. Connelly Awards, the results of which were announced in December 2010.

  • Ordnance Reef munitions removal, disposal demonstration complete

    Aug 19, 2011

    The Army has completed the field portion of its technical demonstration to evaluate new strategies to recover and destroy underwater military munitions.

  • Tell Me a Story: Military Child Education Coalition

    Aug 19, 2011

    Before the reading, members of the band set up an instrument petting zoo around the room giving participants an opportunity to get to know the individual musical tools.

  • COLA rate on Oahu increases by two points

    Aug 17, 2011

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- Results from the Hawaii Cost of Living Allowance, or COLA, surveys, which were conducted March-May, are in and became effective Aug. 1.

  • Federal Fire Dept. aims to prevent fires in IPC communities

    Aug 17, 2011

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii -- The Federal Fire Department's Prevention Division actively participated in the 28th Annual National Night Out at Schofield Barracks, Aliamanu Military Reservation and here, Aug. 2.

  • Issues, delegates needed for 28th Annual USAG-HI AFAP Conference

    Aug 17, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Community members can help improve their quality of life by submitting suggestions or becoming a delegate for the fiscal year 2012 U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Army Family Action Plan Conference, Oct. 18-20, at Building 647, near the Sgt. Smith Theater, here.

  • Knockin' 'em out

    Aug 17, 2011

    FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii -- Contestants, in teams of two, race to knock out as many push-ups as possible in two minutes during Right Arm Night at the Hale Ikena, here, Aug. 5.

  • III Corps sets up in ROK

    Aug 16, 2011

    More than 200 III Corps Soldiers arrived at Command Post Yongin Aug. 7 for the 10-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise. UFG is an annual exercise that provides valuable training as well as evaluating and improving combined and joint organizations, processes, plans and systems necessary for the conduct of operations of Republic of Korea and U.S. Forces.

  • New M-98 grenade provides troops non-lethal warning options

    Aug 16, 2011

    The newest grenade in the Army inventory is the M-98 Non-Lethal Distraction Grenade, a non-lethal grenade that upon hitting the grond deploys three submunitions that explode with a flash and bang to warn without harming Soliders or civilians.

  • Antiterrorism Awareness Month Message

    Aug 16, 2011

    The senior leadership of the Army has proclaimed August 2011 as the Army's Antiterrorism (AT) Awareness Month. This is of special significance as we approach the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon and with the recent killing of Osama bin Laden. Enhancing our Soldiers, civilians, and Family Members' understanding of the nature of terrorism and the potential for retaliatory terrorist attacks on army installations, stand-alone facilities and units is critical to our defense.

  • Events last month underscore realism of domestic terrorism threat

    Aug 15, 2011

    BAMBERG, Germany -- The Oslo bombing and Utoya island massacre in Norway are a stark reminder of acts of terrorism.

  • Eighth Army trains for full-spectrum operations in UFG

    Aug 15, 2011

    The U.S. Army's top operational headquarters in South Korea will train with its Republic of Korea counterparts to confront and defeat a variety of external threats during Exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Aug. 16-26, 2011.

  • Secretary of the Army announces effort to transform Army management, structure

    Aug 15, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh today announced creation of the Institutional Army Transformation Commission, a panel charged with finding new ways to make the Army a more "agile, cost-effective organization."

  • Soldiers, Airmen, civilians join to improve park

    Aug 11, 2011

    "This event is special because it partners members of our armed forces with members of the civilian community working side-by-side to complete a project either on Fort Wainwright or at Eielson Air Force Base," said Diane Hutchison, Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce.

  • Operation Homefront gives military keiki free backpacks full of school supplies

    Aug 10, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Connor McQuaig started his first day of kindergarten at Solomon Elementary School, here, this year.

  • ACS maintains history of supporting military families

    Aug 9, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- As the decades pass, Army Community Service has seen many changes, improvements and restructuring, but its mission remains the same: to build resilience and stability in Soldiers and families.

  • ACS hosts Junior Spouses Conference

    Aug 9, 2011

  • GI Bill changes include actual cost for in-state tuition

    Aug 8, 2011

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is reaching out to inform veterans of recent changes made by Congress to the Post 9/11 GI Bill that take effect in 2011.

  • Leaders offer condolences in wake of helicopter crash in Afghanistan

    Aug 8, 2011

    Senior U.S. leaders today extended condolences to the families of American and Afghan forces lost in an International Security Assistance Force helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan.

  • Liaision Soldiers Bridge Gaps Between American and Australian Air and Ground Forces

    Aug 5, 2011

    When Army and Air Force elements in the Pacific want to ensure seamless communication they work through Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam's 5th Battlefeld Coordination Detachment. The team worked at smoothing the differences between Austrailian and American military culture and jargon during Exercise Talisman Sabre, July 11-29 in Australia.

  • Soldiers to begin 2012 with nine-month deployments

    Aug 5, 2011

    Beginning Jan. 1, deploying Soldiers will go for nine months, meaning more time at home with their families.

  • American/Australian Planners Spent Two Years Preparing for Talisman Sabre Exercise

    Aug 5, 2011

    Two years before the first Australian or American soldier put boots on the ground for Exercise Talisman Sabre, which started on July 11 and ended July 29, planners from the California Army National Guard's 40th Infantry Division and the Australian 1st Division started planning for the event.

  • Maryland Guard, Australians share laughs, recon tips during Talisman Sabre

    Aug 5, 2011

    American and Australian Soldiers shared tactics and culture during Exercise Talisman Sabre, a joint Australian/American exercise that ran July 11-29, 2011.

  • Counter IED Trainers Head Down Under

    Aug 5, 2011

    Counter IED experts from the Asia Pacific Counter IED Fusion Center, traveled to Australia, to train Soldiers from Second Battalion, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, and members of the Australian Defense Force in ways to defeat improvised explosive devices.

  • Army announces civilian reductions

    Aug 4, 2011

    The Army announced today it will reduce the size of its civilian employee workforce by more than 8,700 people by Sept. 30, 2012.

  • Quartermasters keep Australian/U.S. exercise supplied

    Aug 3, 2011

    Quartermasters here focused on making sure both U.S. and Australian military personnel got the gear the needed to train with during Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia, July 11-29, 2011.

  • Space systems give Australians, U.S. Soldiers edge in Talisman Sabre

    Aug 3, 2011

    Australians and Americans, including Colorado Army National Guard Soldiers, worked together to integrate space systems in to the Talisman Sabre exercise July 11-29, 2011.

  • U.S., Australian Soldiers work together to judge Talisman Sabre battles

    Aug 2, 2011

    Because live ammunition is not used in training exercises, umpires are used to judge "battles." These umpires recently determined the outcome of land force, maritime and air operations maneuvers for over 20,000 U.S. and Australian military personnel participating in Talisman Sabre exercises in Australia, July 11-29, 2011.

  • Net zero is an Army sustainability goal

    Aug 1, 2011

    Soldiers are creative geniuses when it comes to figuring out ways to help the Army conserve its natural resources and create renewable energy.

  • Ordnance Reef technology demonstration reaches halfway point

    Aug 1, 2011

    The Ordnance Reef technology demonstration is midway through the technical display of abilities to recover and destroy underwater military munitions, near the Waianae, Hawaii, coast.

  • PACC VII and PAMS XXXV Opening Ceremony

    Aug 1, 2011

    The Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference (PACC) and Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) both got under way with concurrent opening ceremonies in Singapore. The conferences this year were are co-hosted by the Singapore and U.S. Armies. PACC is a biennial, multi-national, executive defense forum for Asia Pacific's regional ground forces Chiefs and is designed to foster military-to-military cooperation, develop interpersonal relationships and contribute to regional dialogue and stability. Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) is an annual multi-national military seminar organized by U.S. Army Pacific that provides a forum for senior-level officers from Asia Pacific's regional ground forces to exchange views and ideas. It provides an opportunity for current and future leaders of the region's armies to establish and cultivate relationships.

  • Pets, people have a tail waggin’ good time at 'Pets are People Too Expo'

    Aug 1, 2011

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- The Porter Community Center, here, went to the dogs during the “Pets are People Too Expo,” July 21.

  • Resiliency camp held for families of wounded, fallen Soldiers

    Aug 1, 2011

    Through a partnership between Survivor Outreach Services and Operation Military Kids, two very special groups of children and their families came together July 15-17, 2011, for a summer retreat at Camp Erdman in Waialua, Hawaii.

  • U.S. Forces Korea Good Neighbor Program English Camp

    Jul 29, 2011

    Members of 501st Sustainment Brigade recently participated in an "English camp" on U.S. Army Garrison Carroll, South Korea. The 7th annual English camp ran from July 25-29, 2011. The five-day camp is part of U.S. Forces Korea’s Good Neighbor Program and is provided for students at Waegwan Middle School. It is designed to enhance cultural awareness and provide Korean students an opportunity to use, improve, and develop confidence in the English language skills through interaction with native English speakers.

  • Wounded warrior receives surprising welcome home

    Jul 29, 2011

    Wounded warrior returns home to a surprise homecoming at Fort Wainwright , Alaska.

  • Joint paralegal personnel come together to train on common tasks

    Jul 29, 2011

    Hawaii-based Army paralegals routinely train every third Thursday of the month, and each quarter, U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard paralegals join them. The joint training educates paralegals and brings the services together to keep the paralegal partnership alive on island.

  • Army’s top energy advisor visits Korea installations

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment visited Garrisons Yongsan, Daegu, Red Cloud and Camp Carroll, South Korea, to get a better idea on how garrisons here can reduce the amount of energy used and increase operating efficiencies.

  • Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXV held at Singapore

    Jul 28, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Yeo See Peng, commander of 6th Division Singapore Armed Forces presents Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, commander of U.S. Army Pacific a gift July 28, during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXV held at Singapore during an ice breaker.

  • Asia-Pacific Army Chiefs participate in regional cooperation conferences

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference VII and Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXV opened July 27 and will run through Aug. 1 in Singapore.

  • USAG-HI opens new maneuver area at PTA

    Jul 25, 2011

    POHAKULOA TRAINING AREA, Hawaii -- U. S. Army Garrison-Hawaii opened portions of the Keamuku Maneuver Area, here, to local hunters, July 16-17.

  • New Counter-IED Trainer Saves lives through realistic training

    Jul 25, 2011

    Schofield Barracks, Hawaii -- The Asia Pacific Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Fusion Center recently added a mobile CIED trainer device to help Soldiers identify deadly roadside bombs during their deployments.

  • Medical professionals participate in Vietnam outreach mission

    Jul 25, 2011

    Personnel from 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) and Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center participated in the third Vietnam Bilateral Military Medical Outreach July 7-18. The continued Medical First Responder training, and subject matter expert exchange with Vietnamese Armed Forces personnel in order to enhance host country medical proficiency and further contribute to their medical readiness .

  • Active duty military and Hawaii National Guard personnel work together in Exercise Kokua

    Jul 22, 2011

    Active duty military and National Guard personnel came together as one as they worked through simulated disasters and emergency situations July 22, at Ford Island, Hawaii.

  • Shinseki: VA task force improves care of women vets

    Jul 20, 2011

    The newly formed VA Task Force on Women Veterans will go a long way in addressing key benefits gaps to female veterans, according to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki.

  • Chiarelli: 'Without energy, Army stands still and silent'

    Jul 20, 2011

    The second day of the first joint Army-Air Force Energy Forum became standing room only as they waited for leaders from the military and government to enter.

  • IED training during Talisman Sabre 2011 helps keep troops alive

    Jul 19, 2011

    Improvised explosive devices are dangerous to war fighters because insurgents are constantly adapting and modifying the way they are made and used.

  • USARPAC honors deputy commanding general with Flying "V" ceremony

    Jul 18, 2011

    Brig. Gen. Jeffery Underhill, commander of 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command hosted a Flying “V” ceremony to honor and welcome Brig. Gen. Robert F. Mathews, deputy commanding general at U.S. Army Pacific, July 18 at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • Déjà vu? Familiar faces switch places during Garrison Change of Command

    Jul 18, 2011

    Members of the Fort Wainwright and Fairbanks North Star Borough communities celebrated a change of garrison command Friday, as well as a retirement ceremony for the outgoing commander, Col. Timothy A. Jones. Jones honors Soldiers fallen undis

  • Sharp bids farewell, Thurman assumes command in Korea

    Jul 14, 2011

    Gen. James D. Thurman assumed command of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and U.S. Forces Korea from Gen. Walter L. Sharp during a change of command ceremony July 14, 2011.

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